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Joe's Pub: Young Jean Lee, Patrick Stump, MAKU Sound System & More
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 9, 2011

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and has quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance.

Jackie Hoffman Extends JACKIE FIVE-OH! at Joe's Pub, Through 4/4
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 15, 2011

Due to popular demand and rave reviews, JACKIE FIVE-OH! has extended its run yet again at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) through April 4th. In the all-new JACKIE FIVE-OH!, the blisteringly funny, filter-free Hoffman muses on her own decay at 50, her career of playing 'bit' parts, her thoughts about being in The Addams Family and an array of other topics running the gamut from Queen Latifah to Kristen Chenoweth. Hoffman also sings five new original songs (written with musical director Bobby Peaco). Hoffman will also continue in her hilarious, scene-stealing performance as Grandma inTHE ADDAMS FAMILY into the summer.

Cabaret At Theatre Square Presents Sean Jones 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2011

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents 'shades of love,' a special BNY Mellon JazzLive exclusive the weekend before Valentine's Day, featuring the music of jazz star, Sean Jones.

Cabaret At Theatre Square Presents Sean Jones 2/12
by Charlie Piane - Jan 24, 2011

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents 'shades of love,' a special BNY Mellon JazzLive exclusive the weekend before Valentine's Day, featuring the music of jazz star, Sean Jones.

Young Jean Lee 'Spends Christmas Alone' with FUTURE WIFE
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 10, 2010

Playwright Young Jean Lee is earning attention for her new song, 'I'll Be Spending Christmas Alone,' which was recorded with frequent collaborators Future Wife. Lee plans to bring this song and many moore to a new one-woman show at Joe's Pub sometime in spring of 2011. Some lyrics from the new song are below:

Patinkin Leads COMPULSION at Berkeley Rep, 9/16-10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2010

Even as its shows reach New York and London, Berkeley Repertory Theatre begins another season of fearless theatre here at home: Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin stars in the world-premiere production of Compulsion on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage. Acclaimed director Oskar Eustis returns to the Bay Area with Rinne Groff's latest play, a kaleidoscopic collision of history and culture that combines stellar acting with marvelous marionettes. Compulsion, a world-premiere co-production from Berkeley Rep, The Public Theater, and Yale Repertory Theatre, begins previews on September 13, opens September 16, and closes October 31.

COMPULSION Opens at Berkeley Rep, 9/16-10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

Even as its shows reach New York and London, Berkeley Repertory Theatre begins another season of fearless theatre here at home: Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin stars in the world-premiere production of Compulsion on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage. Acclaimed director Oskar Eustis returns to the Bay Area with Rinne Groff's latest play, a kaleidoscopic collision of history and culture that combines stellar acting with marvelous marionettes. Compulsion, a world-premiere co-production from Berkeley Rep, The Public Theater, and Yale Repertory Theatre, begins previews on September 13, opens September 16, and closes October 31.

Patinkin Leads COMPULSION at Berkeley Rep, 9/16-10/31
by Nicolas Coburn - Aug 6, 2010

Even as its shows reach New York and London, Berkeley Repertory Theatre begins another season of fearless theatre here at home: Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin stars in the world-premiere production of Compulsion on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage. Acclaimed director Oskar Eustis returns to the Bay Area with Rinne Groff's latest play, a kaleidoscopic collision of history and culture that combines stellar acting with marvelous marionettes. Compulsion, a world-premiere co-production from Berkeley Rep, The Public Theater, and Yale Repertory Theatre, begins previews on September 13, opens September 16, and closes October 31.

Aurora Announces Completion of Expansion
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 12, 2009

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company announced today the official completion of the company's Addison Street expansion wing, The Nell and Jules Dashow Wing, named in honor of lead donor Deborah Ruth's parents.

Berkeley Rep Announces Creative Team For Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, Kitt and Hoggett Join Production
by Charlie Piane - Jul 28, 2009

Today Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the creative team for its world premiere of American Idiot. Based on the Grammy Award-winning album of the same name, the show features the music of Green Day and the lyrics of its frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. American Idiot is being staged by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer, who also collaborated with Armstrong on the story. It features the work of Olivier Award-winning choreographer Steven Hoggett and music supervisor Tom Kitt, the Tony-winning composer who provided string arrangements for the band's latest album, 21st Century Breakdown.

Berkeley Rep Announces Return of Target Story Builders
by Faetra Petillo - Oct 10, 2008

Berkeley Repertory Theatre brings bilingual storytelling to local schools - and gets children excited about reading - with the return of Target ¬ģ Story Builders. Last spring, this interactive program nearly doubled in size, and in only four years the Tony Award-winning theatre has served 18,000 students by visiting more than 800 classrooms in nine counties.

Berkeley Rep Presents World Premiere of 'Cardenio' 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2008

Les Waters, the associate artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre, heads east again this week to open the world premiere of Cardenio in Cambridge.

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